January 4, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From the Editor's Desk

Recapping The Year 2008 - With Some Help From My Crystal Ball

Now that 2008 had ended and we move this week to 2009, I thought that I would recap the year for our Wave readers. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Bathing Suits 101 - One Hundred and One Years Ago, That is!

Compared to modern bathing attire, which is rather cheeky - butt nice, the over a century bathing attire was often referred to as a cover-up! More...

It's My Turn

Black Out The Yankees? Never Again

When Jimmy Dolan and Cablevision, in all of their arrogance, blacked out the Yankees for a full season in 2002, I vowed to make sure it could never happen again. More...

Social Security And You

What You Might Not Know About Medicare

Almost everyone knows that Medicare is a medical insurance program for retired and disabled people, run by the government. But there are probably some things you don't know about Medicare - and should. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

A Bit Of Color This Time Of The Year

In a dreary month like January, the winds are high, the air is cold, and our gardens are bare. We are all in need of some color and warmth. The perfect houseplant to add to our collection at this time of year is the bromeliad. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Happy New Year! It's always exciting to begin a new year. Some folks make resolutions to put themselves on a different path. Do you know that the number one resolution is to lose weight; numbers two and three are exercise and quitting smoking? More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance

'Get Out Of Town'Coming And LAPC Awaits RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474- 4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalli ance.org From the intimacy of a singer's exhaled note to the grandeur of a painted ca More...

Health & Harmony

Healthy New Year's Practice

Practice is an act of consciously repeating the same behavior in order to become facile in doing it. Practice requires focus and intention. Practice leads to the goal of becoming good at that which you are attempting to accomplish. More...

In Quarters

Hello everyone and Happy New Year! Did you all make your New Year's resolutions for 2008? Once again the BCVFD helped out Santa Claus on Christmas Eve by taking him around in our fire engine to visit some of his young friends. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... What started with adjoining drivers making comments that could not be heard in the other cars ended up the morning of December 24 with one man having his bumped-around car stolen. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Estate Taxes and Married Couples

Many clients who come to see us own real property that has appreciated greatly in value over the original purchase price. In some cases the value of the real estate brings the total estate value over one million dollars. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Democracy Begins At Home

Are you as tired as I am? I mean of the seemingly interminable presidential campaign, of course. More...


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